[Doc-SIG] Documentation tool
Guido van Rossum
Tue, 23 Jun 1998 10:06:41 -0400
> The problem I see cropping up is people thinking that <B>words</B>
> implies full HTML (people never read the instructions). It's a real
> slippery slope that I wanted to avoid. If you're only going to have
> two or three tag out of the HTML then it shouldn't matter that they
> are same or not since you are not adopting the bulk of the markup.
> Next people will want <UL> <LI> support, and then ... yada yada.
> Oh and I can see someone arguing that <STRONG> should be supported
> instead/as well as <B> because it's the proper abstract tag. Whoops,
> slipped on that ice again!
What happened to JavaDoc? Did this happen? How much of HTML does it
support? Is there pressure to support more?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)